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input. >> we have been meeting on this for four months. there has been protraction on all of these things. we have been sensitive about everybody wants to contribute. if we want to put it in another section, that would be a different thing. we would have meetings going back again with folks that like it as it is. if we are missing something, we can add things, but if we are going to change something, we
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will have to go back. there has been a lot of thought along the way. i know he has really driven this project. >> i just wanted to note there reason it is on for discussion and not action is the charter requires 10 days of notice, so in order to meet the notice requirement, we put it on for discussion for a future meeting, which we assumed was going to be december 28, but it is on for an end now discussion today. >> i think is important to get a commission decided to have the vote at the meeting, because it was the largest meeting were the
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most discussion happened. you will know early on if it is ok with them. >> this is just a suggestion. i particularly like the use highlighted every day -- that the youth is highlighted in a positive and pro-active way. i think you have a lead by example with this piece. i think it is great to have more opportunities, and there are probably a ton of examples you can draw from as you put together this manual. my only thing is you mentioned
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language access. it is not a hard and fast suggestion, but it might be helpful to mention for people who english is not their primary language, but if it is late in the game -- >> that is something i cannot believe i did not think of. >> i am sure the people would welcome that. >> if you can give us the language that would be appropriate, i see that belongs in there. if you can find the language to put in there, and running it by mour city attorney, i think that is absolutely appropriate.
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>> it will not be a big, long chains. >> it does not sound like something you have to get permission for. >> there are many that say what about, and you have an epiphany. >> a lot of this is what should come natural to our officers. they learn about the community. that is why they joined the police department. it is great that new codified it, but is this something that can be used as a performance measure when evaluating officers? you are not going out to the community. you are just responding. is there any way to encourage the officers to make a performance measure? >> absolutely.
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if some officer has not been clear, and i think most of the officers are, but there is always room for improvement. this is what we are here to do, and a supervisor should call the officer in, and it starts off with may i remind you, and if you get somebody that is intransigent, you tell them, it is a rule. you need to be able to get there, so i think the community expects their police department to be this way, and it is reasonable. >> is there anything further? is there any public comment regarding the general order 1.08, the draft general order?
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>> good evening once again. it is not clear to me what this is. are you coming up with a memo they are going to have to recite some of what is going on here? is this something he is going to love to pull out and recite and that he is going to have to get an okay from the board of supervisors bowman -- the board of supervisors. what are you trying to do? and regarding community policy, what do we not now intends to do?
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it is not clear to remain the reagan -- it is not clear to me. are you going to force them to carry it around every time something and who takes place? it does not make a lot of sense to me in terms of where the burden is between the resident and a police officer, so i would like that explained to me so it will be explained to thousands of people watching this tv show. i think the chief of police is doing a great job, but i think also the commission of board of supervisors is attempting to put them in a hoop in terms of what the police department is
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supposed to do as opposed to what their actual job is, and i would like some clarification and i would like this expanded in terms of bringing out some booklets in terms of what we are supposed to see. i thank you for your time, and i would like to see some documents on a line. quex hannity should come for all officers. they are supposed to be members of the community. they are not going to walk around with some iran the carbon. >> it is not clear remain that is what has taken place. >> i cannot help if if if is not
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clear to you. >> it is not clear to a lot of people. he is going to have to carry some extra documents. i am still on my time. that is the clarification of would like to see, and i would like to see some documents and have them on the table. i thank you. >> any further public comment regarding community policing? >> the department's general orders are on line as public documents, and it is a large binder no one carries around, but is essentially the policies and procedures that govern the police department.
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he is available on-line. it is about 2 inches thick, and this will become one of them. >> any public comment? hearing none, next item. >> item four, public comment on item 6 including a public vote on whether to hold item 6 in closed session. >> public comment regarding whether or not we go into closed session regarding personnel measures pursuant. any comments regarding that? hearing none, please call the next item. >> item 5, a vote on whether to hold the next item in closed session. >> we are now going to move into closed session.
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>> thank you very much. thank you, everybody for attending. it is approximately 3:30, 3:40. i want to thank you for your service. thank you very much. we have supervisor chu, we have commissioner norton and supervisor avalos. it has been a while. it is like the first day back at school. we are back in business. clerk, please read our first agenda item.
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>> the hearing to review and discuss the ongoing partnership between the san francisco unified school district and hope sf. is there anything that you would like to say, colleagues? let's get this started. >> good afternoon. thank you for the opportunity to be here, board members as well as board of supervisor members. we have the exciting opportunity to share with you the partnerships that we have put the school district. i will start by giving a general overview of hope sf. we will have the principal at malcolm x, which is a elementary school which is adjacent to our first development site. we will talk about the partnerships we have had with her school.
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we will have somebody come up to talk about the task force recommendations that have come out. it has come up with education recommendations that we would like to share with you. they are going to share a little bit more about an exciting partnership about our choice neighborhoods grant. with that, i will get started. for those of you who do not kow what hope sf, it is the public housing transportation effort that is aimed at renovating that sites. currently have 8 sites. ultimately, at the end of the
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revitalization effort, which could be a 20-year process because of the scale of magnitude, we are hoping to create 2500 public housing units. we want to bring those back on line. we are going to create 1000 new affordable housing units and new units. we want to create a mixed in common environment where you have housing at each strata. the thing we but like to bring up is something that is very important to the team. hope sf is guided by a very distinct principles. it was developed by a diverse group of people. that was convened by supervisor maxwell. but that task force consisted of community-based organizations, advocates, residents, the business community, experts on affordable
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housing. if this is going to be a 20-yr initiative that is going to have an impact on one neighborhood, it could have an impact on other neighborhoods. the impact will be on one neighbor could. this will be on the social and the physical aspect of that. we are going to have very important government principles that we are going to develop over the next 20 years. what we did is we develop those principles, which i will share with you later. in addition to building desk, we wanted to make sure that there was an appropriate structure as well. we located this initiative within the mayor's office of housing. this is in partnership with the housing authority and the redevelopment agency. because there is a physical and human aspect of this, we are trying to it change the lives of
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this as well. we worked with several different service organizations as well as agencies to create a whole service connection program to the site. we have assembled a development team that is among the best in the business. it is not about physical, it is about the social. we have partnered with a lot of nonprofits as well as for profit organizations. some are partnering with us to raise $25 million for the initiative. what got us here? about five years ago, we looked at the public housing portfolio and realize to bring it up to the point where people cannot live in affordable, decent housing it was going to take a certain amount of money to do that. this was at a time when the
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housing organization was operating at about 80% of its bubble. it was not operating at the level it needed to in terms of funding. that was unacceptable to us. we decided i would cannot depend on the federal government to do that, we would launch hope sf. that is how we got here. we are serving families that are dealing with some of the most challenging social issues that exist. we took guidance from a seven corners study. if there are seven corners of san francisco that has the largest concentration of folks that interact with their system. four of those are run public housing.
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it was the confluence of all of those factors that we need to do something. housing is one of our top priorities. we were able to do hope sf and create this mixed in come model. most of these are at a mill or density than most san francisco neighborhoods. we were able to add density which allowed us to add market rate to the equation. the market rate is going to allow us to have the public housing validation. this came together to create a situation that was feasible to us. we are going to have affordable housing, market-rate ownership and below market rate ownership. as i mentioned before, we continue to be guided by these principles. i will not bring you through the list. i want to make sure that my other partners tell you about
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the great things we are doing with the schools. i wanted to make one thing very clear. we are ensuring that there is no loss of public housing. when we started this initiative, that is what we said we would do. the second thing, i want to make sure it is very clear, we are here to minimize displacement. in previous transformations, what has happened was that section 8 vouchers were given to families. families gets settled where they are. you are lucky to get about 30% of the individuals coming back to the development where that happens. if you like to stay here during construction, you can stay here during construction. you have the opportunity to stay. we want you to come back. that is what we will continue to do, to try to make that happen.
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we have three distinct goals for hope sf. we thought that it was important to lay out goals from the beginning. we are going to evaluating the ourselves throughout the life of the initiative. to improve the existing conditions of the residents to create a thriving, sustainable neighborhood. and make sure that they receive the benefits of the public housing transformation and to make sure that we create the most sustainable affordable housing that we can. four of our five active sites are in the bay view. our fifth site is in the court. a couple of highlights to catch you up on some of the emerging
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things happening. we are excited to announce that out of our five active sites, we have two substantially funded. we were honored just recently by the department of housing and urban development by a grant which was able to allow us to support the development in a way at a point where we can say we are substantially funded. it is a very good time for those two sites. we are continually committed to our service connection. we have a service connection team that is working with the residents' everyday to make sure they have everything they need. we are finding that effort. we will continue to fund that effort throughout the entire construction process. our goal is physical
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revitalization. it is also making sure that the families are supported to stay in the development. with that, i will briefly talk about hunter's view. just so you all know, most of our work with malcolm x, it is adjacent to hunter's view, has been our most exciting work when it comes to education. on the physical side, i just wanted to make sure that you guys knew what was going on at hunter view. we will be starting at vertical construction at hunter's of the next week. they will come on line and they will be a blend of public housing and tax credits. 18 months from now, there will
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be new units at the site. we have started a great partnership with the school. we are in a good place. knock on tax is one of our strongest partnerships. that is where it is starting with hope sf. >> i have two questions before i make the transfer. the goals about evaluating, i am curious if they are going to be evaluating the housing or city partners or if bay are also going to be evaluating the capacity built in the residence. >> the way the evaluation is laid out, it is laid out in the three goals. the most important is whether or not we have been able to better the conditions of the residence. we are doing a considerable amount of work with each of the
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departments to get the data to create a baseline for the residents that are on our site. we have been able to tell the story about changing the outcomes of the residence. the evaluation team is creating a base line. we are evaluating ourselves, not only on the residents, how we are serving the residence. you have the evaluation on the jones family about where they started and how far they have been able to go. this is also a tax evaluation that will tell us how the service delivery to that family needs to change. it is a little bit of informing us and letting us know the impact we are having. >> can you also report on what the local hire numbers are? >> that is another one of our
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most exciting announcements. as i said, i am excited because of hunter's view is finishing up with this phase. we have 34% of the work that has been completed by hunter's view residents. 60% has been completed by 90124 residents. 34% by hunter's view. 26% by the general san francisco population for a total of 67% of the work to date has been done by san francisco residents. >> 67% of all the work that has been done has been conducted by san francisco in stocks -- san
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franciscans? >> that is good numbers. >> we have set a very high president for ourselves. we are actually doing work to prepare workers currently on the site for the vertical base to make sure that we can continue that work. if there is not work on the site that fits with the residents, we are working with fitting that what developments. we are capturing them as outcomes so we can tell the story, even if the resident is not hired on the site. absolutely. we are hoping we can continue the same trajectory. >> that is great. what are the main traits that have been actively part of the construction? >> it right now, we have
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security. we have laborers. the department is doing a lot of work and a lot of the infrastructure work. it is a lot of hauling. we recently had the largest number of laborers on the site. >> for the residents of hunter's view that are involved in construction, what are the traits actually involved? >> most of them are laborers. we actually do have a couple of carpenters and plumbers actually it locating into the canfor structure phase. we have quite a few of the individuals that are in specialty training. specialty training. we had a class of 10 where 3 of